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EASY Passionfruit Banana Bread

by Nick Makrides
Banana bread loaf with cream cheese frosting and passionfruit drizzle.

Close up of banana bread with cream cheese frosting and passionfruit pulp

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Slicing banana bread with cream cheese frosting and passionfruit pulp

Banana bread loaf with cream cheese frosting and passionfruit drizzle.

Easy Passionfruit Banana Bread

Serves 12

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Banana Bread

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 4 bananas
  • 1 cup pecans

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 passionfruit


Instructions

Banana Bread

  • Preheat oven to 160°C / 320°F. Line a loaf tin with baking paper. Set aside.
  • Add the butter and brown sugar into a large mixing bowl and mix using a handheld mixer for 3 minutes until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating each time.
  • Add the flour and baking powder and mix until well combined. The batter will be thick. Add the bananas and pecans and fold through until well combined. Transfer the batter to the loaf tin and bake for 1 hour. Allow to cool completely.

Frosting

  • Add the cream cheese, butter, vanilla extract and powdered sugar to a large mixing bowl and beat until pale and fluffy. About 3-5minutes. Top with fresh passionfruit. Slice and serve.

Notes

Banana bread can be stored in an airtight container for up to three days in the fridge or up to 2 weeks in the freezer if. I would recommend individually wrapping each slice in plastic wrap.

Nutrition

Calories : 371kcal
Carbonhydrates: 49g
Protein: 6g
Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 8g
Trans Fat : 1g
Cholesterol: 72mg
Sodium: 162mg
Potassium : 296mg
Fiber: 4g
Sugar : 25g
Vitamin A: 633IU
Vitamin C: 8mg
Calcium: 101mg
Iron: 2mg
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